ANPR – What is it and How Does it Work?

Posted by Sean Cooper
March 16th, 2021 at 1:47 pm

683

 

Where would the world we live in today be without acronyms? They’re pretty useful when they’re fairly obvious what they stand for, but some of the more obscure ones …

Continue Reading

Number Plates Through The Ages

Posted by Sean Cooper
697

In the very earliest days of cars when they used to have a man walking in front of them carrying a flag, all you had to do if there was …

Continue Reading

Is Your Private Number Plate at Risk?

Posted by Sean Cooper
March 3rd, 2021 at 12:41 pm

287
Stealing a number plate isn’t the same as stealing your registration number

Private number plates can be a lot of fun, they can disguise the real age of your vehicle, …

Continue Reading

How to Transfer Your Number Plate to a New Car

Posted by Sean Cooper
October 14th, 2020 at 10:13 pm

577
New Lamborghini Huracan proudly displaying its private registration plate

If you’ve ever considered getting a private registration plate for a new car but you’ve never actually gone through the process …

Continue Reading

Black Number Plates in the UK

Posted by Sean Cooper
October 14th, 2020 at 10:13 pm

667

Although you won’t expect to see them on a modern vehicle here in the UK, a black number plate isn’t something totally unfamiliar to the vast majority of us. Even …

Continue Reading

Keeping Your Number Plate Compliant With the Law

Posted by Sean Cooper
496

It’s probably fair to assume that most people are aware of the very basics when it comes to being compliant with the law regarding number plates.

However, by that I …

Continue Reading

New Number Plates for 2020 and Beyond

Posted by Sean Cooper
March 2nd, 2021 at 8:58 am

786

In my time in the retail motor industry I never understood why people had such trouble understanding the current system of number plates for newly registered vehicles.

I could possibly …

Continue Reading

Ever wondered about the humble origins of the number plate?

Posted by showplatesexpress
March 3rd, 2021 at 1:03 pm

147

There is a company you have probably never heard of whose claim to fame is that they are the oldest number plate makers in the UK and they are called …

Continue Reading

Car Depreciation – is there anything you can do about it?

Posted by showplatesexpress
March 3rd, 2021 at 1:01 pm

327

It’s no secret that new cars depreciate at an eye-watering rate.  But is there anything you can do about it?  Do some cars fall in value more rapidly than others …

Continue Reading

The History of the Number Plate

Posted by Sean Cooper
June 15th, 2020 at 5:43 pm

117

We take number plates for granted these days, don’t we?

It’s impossible to imagine buying and owning a motor vehicle today and there being no need to register it and …

Continue Reading